“When you actually are going through a mental health issue it could stem from three factors - Genetics, Personality traits and Lifestyle. An intermingling of these 3 factors is what leads to mental health issues and a psychologist or psychiatrist has the tools and techniques to deal with them.”
Mental health conversations have recently come into the limelight. As people start paying more attention to our mental wellbeing, some questions still remain unanswered. Join me, Mayura Rao, as we unravel some important questions about mental health and learn how to be our most awesome selves with Anikha SJ, senior psychologist at Inspiron.
Being in the field for over 7 years, Anikha's passion to heal people has turned into the vision of catering to all issues related to mental health. Through her solution-focused sessions, Anikha has helped more than 600 people pick up the right tools and learn the techniques needed to get on the road to recovery and healing.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist
- How to accept your emotions
- When to reach out for help
- How the pandemic has helped people tend to their thoughts
- What a psychologist actually does
- Importance of self-care
- How your perspective helps combat stress
Until next time, stay Ausum!